Sard ring stone,

Roman

Portrait head of Marcus Junius Brutus.

On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171

Public Domain

Object Details

Period: Late Republican

Date: 50–25 B.C.

Culture: Roman

Medium: Sard

Dimensions: Length: 7/16 in. (1.1 cm)

Classification: Gems

Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1921

Accession Number: 21.88.48

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Richter, Gisela M. A. 2006[1920]. Catalogue of Engraved Gems of the Classical Style: Greek Etruscan, and Roman, 2nd edn. no. 470, p. 103, pl. 57, Rome: L'Erma di Bretschneider.

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